Fairy godmother project aims to collect 300 dresses

Donations may be dropped off at First Baptist Church in Uvalde through tomorrow

On-campus stylists, fitting rooms and seamstresses might not be a reality for Uvalde High School’s prom night, but locals can make a difference for teen girls without a formal gown by donating to a joint closet created by UHS and First Baptist Church of Uvalde.

With a goal of 300 dresses to be collected by tomorrow, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District hopes the fairy godmother project will ensure every UHS teen has access to formal wear.

The idea came from vice principal Florinda Cardenas, who previously taught at a New York high school where a similar project was hosted annually.


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